How far is Philadelphia from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Philadelphia. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2401.481 miles
- 3864.809 kilometers
- 2086.830 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 2396.206 miles
- 3856.320 kilometers
- 2082.246 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is 5 hours 2 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Philadelphia is 3 hours. Philadelphia is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 268 kg (591 pounds).
Los Angeles to Philadelphia flight path
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Philadelphia (PHL).